English-language films Essays

  • Language In The Film English Vinglish

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    Language is a tool for people communicating; with its development and increasing diversity, people gradually become unsatisfied by using language, as a communication method, barely to understand, instead, they are eager to interpret. They would like to know a person’s personality through his or her language speaking; they are more intended to judge others through the superficial language skill. An invisible standard continuously forms that people who have a higher language skill deserve more respect

  • Audrey Hepburn Professional Influences

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    crumble as we know it. Through her life she had terrible events happen, Audrey Hepburn was an influential actress to young women to fight when things are hard. Audrey Hepburn's childhood was very complicated with a Dutch mother and an English father. “was born to an English father and Dutch mother in Belgium, May 4th, 1929. Her father's job as an insurance agent

  • Analysis Of Breaking The Waves

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    not least, Dancer in the Dark. The overriding theme of these three films was the persistence of their ‘golden hearts’ by heroines despite the tragedies that they had to bear. The heroine of each story are casted upon a context of the brutality of the world and society, and ultimately sacrifice herself for the greater good. As mentioned earlier, Bess in Breaking the Waves constantly suffers under patriarchal oppression in the film, from being condemned by her church elders for trying to marry out

  • La Jaula De Oro Sparknotes

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    group of kids is put through a lot during the film, it’s a very interesting journey for 4 kids to experience. This film shows the struggles and difficulties immigrants succumb and sheds some light into the harsh realities of what people don’t think about when they hear the word

  • Cormac Mccarthy's No Country For Old Men

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    McCarthy’s novel, No Country for Old Men, is a tightly written, captivating thriller that unfolds in a straightforward, low-key way. This style of writing builds tension and impact as the novel progresses. Told in an old, relaxed, Western style of English, the language immediately sets the stage for an old Western. The writing style is very relaxed and the grammar simplified, often dropping letters at the end of words and leaving out punctuation entirely. Written in the first person from the perspective of

  • Argentina Zapata Essay

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    "You don't have to be great to start, but you need to start to be great” and he used this as inspiration to create an amazing life. He made the difficult transition from Argentina to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of acting, despite not knowing the language or having strong contacts. It resulted in creating one of the most well-known and successful restaurants in Hollywood called SUR but it didn’t come without sacrifices. Zapata, a successful actor in Argentina, decided to come to Hollywood at the

  • I Am From The Democratic Republic Of Congo

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    I am from the Democratic republic of Congo. I moved to South Africa when I was 15 and lived there for 6 years. French is my first language and I speak a total of 6 languages. I want to live my mark in the world and change the perspective that most people seem to have about people from my country. I want to be able to use my experience in travelling to many countries and gaining knowledge to bring something positive to my country and inspire the youth. I want to honor my parents, particularly my father

  • The Importance Of Film Making In Film

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    I should express it through film. My gravitation toward film, is the result of my lifelong fascination with storytelling and a steady of movie-watching throughout my youth. There was a time that I was intimidated by the narrow percentage of people that appear to achieve notable success in the film industry. I thought that being a movie director was one of the dream jobs that many aspired to, but few ever achieved. However, as I've learned more about the business of film, I've discovered that there

  • Eugenio Derbez In The Film Under The Same Moon

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    main character of the movie Under the Same Moon and also Instructions Not Included. Instructions Not Included was distributed by Lionsgate Films 2014 and the main performers are Eugenio Derbez, Jessica Lindsey, Loreto Peralta, Daniel Raymont, and Alessandra Rosaldo. Our protagonist, Derbez, Valentín Bravo goes through life changing events throughout the film he faced many challenges, but as he accomplishes each and every one of those challenges, he kept something with him. Bravo mentions while he

  • St. Lucy's Home For Girls Raised By Wolves Summary

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    story is broken into five parts labeled as stages; each stage demonstrates the progression of the girls moving from a werewolf culture to a human culture within a Catholic boarding school, starting with wearing clothes, eating cooked foods, changing language and

  • What Is Selena A Victim Of American Culture

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    named Selena, and how beside her family struggles and being a victim of stereotype she became “La Reina del Tex- Mex.” It is directed by Gregory Nava, who is well known for his previous film Mi Familia (1995), he had created a reputation of being able to portray the life of a Mexican American in its true form. The film opens with Selena played by then sort of unknown Jennifer Lopez performing to a sold-out crowd of 65,000 at the Houston Astrodome in Houston, Texas. Then it flashes back to 1961 when

  • Juliet Owen Language Analysis

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    In the short film, Words, language is confusing and difficult because Juliet misunderstood Owens way of communicating to others. In the video, from 13:08-13:30,it can be seen that Juliet wants Owen to be with him, but he rejects her not because he wasn’t interested, but because she was ignorant. Juliet believes that Owen would be better off by assimilating to the majority, speaking, hearing, and communicating to others the ‘normal’ way. Owens language is different from Juliet’s, as he expresses himself

  • Essay On V For Vendetta

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    people behind the scenes. The movie is supposed to be a lie, a work of fiction that helps uncover the truth in today's world. Based on the same named, 1982 comic series from Alan Moore, V for Vendetta is neither an action film nor a superhero movie or even a science fiction film. It is a subversive, plot-twisting, captivating and definitely well-written production. Set in a near future England, ruled by a tyrannical government and a man, known only as V (Hugo Weaving) who is keen on ending the autocracy

  • Personal Narrative: My Bilingual Education

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    four, I could speak both languages well. Relocating to California’s Silicon Valley at the age of five was accompanied by a large push to connect back with my roots further. My family befriended many others who spoke the same language as we did, among other Indian languages, so I was constantly in an environment with many languages floating in and out of my ears, which is one of the ways I picked up other Indian languages, like Malayalam and Telugu, which are languages my mother and father respectively

  • Comparing The Diving Bell And The Butterfly

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    The film, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, is an artistic and inspiring movie that I thoroughly enjoyed for its stunning visuals and superb acting. However, there are aspects of the movie that deepened my appreciation for the movie even more that I had no idea about until I started reading reviews. Both of the facts that I learned come from Kelly Vance of the website “East Bay Express”. The first is that the actress who played Marie, Olatz López Garmendia, is actually the wife of the director of

  • Squanto Warrior's Tale

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    Introduction: Squanto: A Warrior's Tale is the film version of the life of a high-born Indian warrior from the Patuxet tribe located in an area that is now Plymouth, Massachusetts. The movie is partly based on fact as well as fiction and was modified to fit the Disney Family movie genre. Squanto: A Warrior's Tale is a story of change within the Native American culture and further analysis of the movie shows evidence of anthropological themes such as religious and cultural beliefs, ethnocentrism

  • Personal Statement: A Career As A Medical Assistant

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    mother, a mammographer at the time. This is where my passion for healthcare began. I’m sure that I was the only nine year-old that knew how to perform a breast exam. I assisted my mother with patients, helped her develop film, determine whether or not a lump was present in the film and printed and filed patient information. I also had the

  • Essay On Meek's Cutoff The Movie

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    The film “Meek's Cutoff” is a great movie that will not appeal to people seeking excitement and thrills, nor will it satisfy people who want everything spelled out for them or who need to have the dilemmas of the characters resolved. We watch these pioneers’ struggle against the trackless wilderness without explaining anything about them or their ultimate fate. What the movie said to me was that the pioneers are moving through life without all the information they need and with no guarantees that

  • The Importance Of Language In Richard Rodriguez's Achievement Of Desire

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    There are so many languages around the world, so if someone has a chance to learn more languages, then they should take it. Language is used to communicate with others, but if a person does not know the other person’s language, then that person can’t communicate with them. A person coming from another country to America might forget their native language, if they are only speaking English. A person should practice both languages because that is a part of their identity. It doesn’t matter if some

  • Essay On The Movie Crash

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    This film review is based on the film Crash that was released in 2004 and directed by Paul Haggis. The movie takes place in Los Angeles and specifically evolving the LAPD, Los Angeles Police Department. The movie begins with a African American LAPD detective named Graham at a crime scene of an unknown murder victim. Throughout the movie the scenes are interchanged between characters that eventually clash. Towards the beginning of the movie two young African American men, Anthony and Peter, are in